Pomegranate published this puzzle in 1994. The title is World Map 1611, by the famous Dutch cartographer and engraver Pieter van den Keere. The full title is Nova Totius Orbis Mappa, Ex Optimis Auctoribus Desumta.
This version is a visual encyclopedia of the peoples and cultures of the 17th century world. Its borders depict 14 cities and the rulers of 7 nations. Eighteen stylized pairs of figures represent a span of cultures with 6 females figures signifying the continents, with Europe at the head.
This is a wonderful world map worthy of being framed and hung on the wall. It is very difficult to find.
This puzzle is NEW, with its original FACTORY SEAL.
More information about World Map 1611:
- Puzzle size: 29″ x 20″, 73.7 x 50.8 cm.
- Box size: 32.5 x 25 x 5 cm.
- Reference number: AA902.
- EAN number: 9780764972096.